, College of Agricultural Sciences - Department of Horticulture, USDA Hardiness Zone Maps of the United States, Oregon Master Gardener Training: Identifying Woody Plants, Broadleaf deciduous tree to 30-40(70) ft [9-12(21) m] tall and 20-30 ft (6-12 m) wide; suckers and forms clones. The fruit, bark and roots have an important role in traditional Chinese medicine, and would break down cancer cells and counteract diabetes. Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and prefers well-drained soil. Soak the towel and squeeze out the excess water; the sheets just need to be damp and moist. The flavour resembles onions, with rich aromatic overtones. Bark gray to dark brown, fissured; inner bark pink to red, fibrous; sap-wood cream-colored to red, fibrous, smelling strongly of garlic and pepper when cut. It grows up to 25 M. In TCM Leaves and shoots of Chinese Mahogany : Hsiang Chun Ya , Xiang Chun Ya Root Bark of Chinese Mahogany : Chun Shu Pi Toona sinensis is a deciduous Tree growing to 20 m (65ft) by 8 m (26ft) at a fast rate. Hardy to USDA Zone 5 Native to eastern and southeastern Asia (North Korea, China, Nepal, India, Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia). Toona sinensis likes well-drained soil and a sunny sheltered site. The technical proposal adopted in the invention is to conduct Chinese toon cuttage in a plastic vegetable greenhouse in winter. Do you have any tips or links that show how to keep them trimmed? Besides the sucker growth getting out of control and causing damage to paving and structures, it will interfere with neighbouring plants. This trait can pose problems if left unchecked or when the plant is growing in a confined area. which is right beside our fenceline. An upright, narrow habit growing to approx 8M. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service June 14, 2012 Version 1 Weed Risk Assessment for Toona sinensis (A. Juss.) Toona sinensis likes well-drained soil and a sunny sheltered site. How to Grow Toona Sinensis Chinese toon is hardy in zones 6-9. The Chinese Toon Tree, Toona sinensis, has many names including Beef and Onion Plant, Chinese Mahogany, and Chinese Cedar to name a few. Chinese Toon Tree quantity. It grows in a tropical climate. Chinese toon prefers rich, moist, well-draining soil with a pH of 5.5-8.0. I have a chinese mahogany plant that is several years old now and it’s getting tall. Try to avoid north-facing sites and heavy wet soil and your tree should quickly start growing and sending out suckering roots to form a clump. Keep the soil continuously moist, and never let it dry out. When planting dig the hole twice the width as the pot the tree came in and just a little deeper. The Chinese Toon is widely planted in China and in gardens it is often kept low to facilitate the easy harvest of young shoots in spring. Also suitable for sprouts and micro herb production. The smooth young bark matures with a shaggy quality, peeling into long strips. Rare Red Toon, also known as Toona Tree, Chinese Toon, and Chinese Mohagony, is a very rare small tree/shrub known for it's nutritious vegetable-like leaves that are high in protein and Vitamin A. Step 2. About Chinese Toon: Chinese toon is a perennial hardwood, which is a member of the Meliaceae family. Our next door neighbour has a Chinese Toon tree (Toonis sinensis?) Sow the seeds once the last frost has passed.